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Ferrett Name Meaning

English (southern counties): nickname from Middle English ferette, fyrette ‘ferret’, literally ‘little thief’ (Old French fuiret, furet).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Errett, Barrett, Frett, Forrest, Parrett, Berrett, Merritt, Perret

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Ferrett Family Origin

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Ferrett Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    8%
  • Annuitant

    6%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Game Keeper

    4%

In 1881, the most common Ferrett occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 8% of Ferrett's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Ferrett family was Game Keeper. Agricultural Labourer, Annuitant and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ferrett.

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Ferrett Historical Records

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Ferrett Life Expectancy

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